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Accident: 78299.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 78299.015 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 07/22/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1079957.01507/23/2015Powers Logging

Employee #1 was attempting to cut down two trees. As he was walking away from th e two cut trees that had not fallen, heading out to get another chainsaw, the se cond tree he had attempted to cut fell on him. Employee #1 was killed from a bro ken hip, internal injuries, broken ribs, broken back and an aortic laceration.

Keywords: artery, back, chain saw, hip, logging, rib, struck by, tree felling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1079957.015 47 M Fatality

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